The minister of Encouragement does not believe that the Brexit is going to have impact on the air transport. José Luis Ábalos has indicated this Wednesday in the Congress of Deputies, although this industry is one of the most affected by the Brexit, the paths "are guaranteed" in the short term.
The minister of Development in office, José Luis Abalos, has highlighted, in addition to IAG, parent company of Iberia, Vueling, British Airways and Aer Lingus, is in compliance with the deadlines envisaged in the rules of contingency against the Brexit to demonstrate that more than 50% of shareholding and effective control rests in the hands of the member states of the European Union, in this case Spanish, in order to be able to continue operating normally after that occurs the separation of the United Kingdom.
Ábalos has indicated that, for the moment, the Government has not received any negative response on the part of the European Commission on this issue, "only that is going to require more information on the control of the company", so that from the State Aviation Safety Agency (Easa) are "open to give them all what they claimed."
In regard to airport tariffs, about which he has highlighted the decision of the board of directors of Aena to reduce it a score of 1.17% in 2020, has also indicated that the exit of the Uk from the European Union could lead to an increase of up to 25% on airport charges british, so that is included a point in the decree-law of contingency of the Brexit so that the rates do not face increases until 28 February 2020. To this date, "seeing that about this and a Brexit without agreement", shall be expanded.Contacts with Ryanair
The minister of public works has made reference to the conflict of Ryanair, reiterating that the closure of the bases of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife Sur and Girona, which plans to undertake the airline will not affect the connectivity of the Canary Islands, but that involves a labor problem, according to the information of the company itself.
For this reason, it has indicated that it is the Ministry of Labour, Migration and Social Security, which is leading the negotiations with the airline, being made of "discrete mode", to protect workers and facilitate the "life of the people."
in Addition, has indicated that since the Building are "constantly in contact" with the airline and "trying to dissuade" that apply to these plans. In this sense, has stated that they are "trying to see how we can intervene for not taking forward these plans."Updated Date: 18 September 2019, 21:00